Sous vide is a favorite cooking method if you want hassle-free cooking. A good kitchen equipment will help you whip up the perfect steak, a tasty dessert and gourmet meal. Your family and friends will enjoy the meals you will cook. The best part, you don’t need to watch over the food while it’s cooking. With sous vide’s precise temperature technology, you can set the temperature, leave the sous vide machine to cook and when you return, the food is cooked just right. No more overcooking and undercooking. Just simple, easy-to-prepare meals that your family will love.
Today, let’s take a look at two leading models of sous vide machines: Sous Vide Supreme Water Oven vs Anova Circulator
Sous Vide Supreme Water Oven
SousVide Supreme is an expert in manufacturing sous vide machine. Hence, the Supreme Demi Water Oven SVD-00101 is also expected to wow users.
Cooking capacity: Volume at maximum fill line is approximately 9 liters / 2.3 gallons. Approximately 12 four-ounce portions, 60% cooking capacity of the SousVide Supreme for single food pouches: leg of lamb, roasts and more.
Dimensions & Weight:
Exterior: 11.3″H, 10.96″W, 12.99″L
Interior – 6.5″H, 8.75″W, 11″L, 9.8 lbs (About the size of a Crock-Pot®)
Built: Exterior is coated steel shell. Available in black. Polished aluminum lid. Interior is anodized aluminum interior.
Rating: UL certified for household use
Detachable power cord
Perforated bottom grill designed to generate thermal convection
User Manual, Recipe book with 16 delicious recipes, and cooking temperature and time chart
The Universal Pouch Rack, included to separate food pouches to maximize the number of portions the water oven will hold and also helps to keep food pouches submerged.
Wattage: 500 watts
- Holds up to 8.7 liters of water
- Easy clean-up
- Energy use is equivalent to a 60-watt bulb
- Doesn’t come with a vacuum sealing machine
- Lacks a countdown timer
- Material seems a bit flimsy
The Supreme Demi Water Oven is an at-home sous vide chef’s dream. With the ability to cook anything from leg of lamb to a fruit infused wine syrup, how can you go wrong? The ability of this unit to take an inexpensive cut of meat that typically is tough and turn it into something that tastes like a filet mignon will have your guests requesting to come back to dinner at your house for years to come! With cooking that is as easy as throwing on some seasoning to your desire, sealing in a vacuumed bag, and placing in a simmering water bath, it is not hard to imagine why many homebuyers love the simplicity of sous vide cooking that the Supreme Demi Water Oven offers.
Imagine you can start cooking from anywhere or monitor the status of your meal even from work. When you come home, the food is ready for your family to eat. This is all possible with Anova Circulator. You can spend more time at home, with your family but still be able to prepare and cook delicious and healthy meals. You can even have steak at home on special dinner nights without the hassle.
The Anova Circulator allows you to cook for larger groups while guaranteeing consistent results for each of your guests with its increased pump speed. With The Anova Circulator, you can now cook the perfect meal using your voice via Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Imagine hands-free cooking in your kitchen.
Specifications and Features
Maximum: 210°F / 99°C
Minimum: 77°F / 25°C
Variance: ± 0.01°
Weight and Dimensions
Length: 2.75 in / 6.98 cm
Width: 2.75 in / 6.98 cm
Height: 14.75 in / 36.8 cm
Immersion Depth: 7.25 in / 18.415 cm
Max Clamp Opening: 1.25 in / 3.175 cm
Minimum Immersion Depth: 2.5 in / 6.35 cm
Weight: 2.5 lbs / 1.1 kg
Pump: 2.1 – 2.4 GPM 7-8 LPM
360° directional pump
Power and safety
Power input: 110-120VAC (220-240V EU)
Heating power Bluetooth: 800W
Heating power Wi-Fi: 900W
Display and controls
Set timer for up to 99 hours
LED backlit scroll wheel
Bluetooth: BLE 4.0
Wi-Fi: BLE 4.0 and 802.11 Wi-Fi
The Anova Circulator makes it easy to achieve chef-level cooking results at home. To use, simply attach the cooker to any water-filled pot, put your food in a vacuum-sealed bag, and set the time and temperature. With the precise temperature technology, the precision cooker heats and circulates the water to a precise temperature, cooking food to an exact temperature which creates maximum tenderness and moisture retention. Say goodbye to overcooking or undercooking. The Anova Circulator connects to your phone, so you can cook amazing meals by the touch of a button. The app will tell you if the food is cooked. You can do more stuff and cook on the side. Your family and friends will be amazed.
Which to choose?
The Sous Vide Supreme offers all-package sous vide equipment, given that it has its own water basin. No need to worry about which pot to use. You can simply put water, turn on the circulator and cook any meal with ease. However, it may eat up storage space in your kitchen. If the extra bulk is no issue, this sous vide machine is an ideal partner in your kitchen. Gourmet cooking will be a breeze with this trusty kitchen assistant.
Meanwhile, the Anova circulator has no water basin but it has a clip feature that can be easily attached to any pot you have. After you use it, you can store it quickly in your cupboard. No hassle. Anova has taken the sous vide market by storm. No wonder, many homebuyers have preferred it and shared positive reviews about it. And as a matter of fact, the Anova Circulator has lived up to its fame. Aside from its streamlined designed, it comes with great recipes and cooking guides. Anova has recently partnered with Serious Eats to come up with hundreds of recipes to help homebuyers create wonderful meals at home. If these reasons are not yet convincing, did you know that Anova is one of the most affordable brands of sous vide machines in the market? If you are a first-time buyer, you get your money’s worth with Anova Circulator.